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Mikael Groenkvist
Mikael Groenkvist
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Feb. 3, 2012
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about me

Swedish Junior International

Bridge teacher in Stockholm, Sweden

Runs the online bridge magazine (In Swedish)


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Great lead, partner!
Hi Adam! We would have to ask the pair in question. Maybe they dislike leading from 109x? It also sure looks easier to beat this if partner has a stiff diamond than anything else.
Great lead, partner!
The Cavendish is played as IMP Pairs.
Great lead, partner!
See Nick above. About doubleton leads, we have to agree on disagreeing :)
Transfer responses to 1!C - rebidding with 3-card support unbalanced
You don't, just like you don't after partner has opened 1NT.
ATB or should I say... advice preferred? :)
We play Gazzilli but I don't think the West hand is worth the upgrade to 3 with such weak diamonds. It's still a great convention that helps with other problems, however.
Have you ever seen this auction before?
My opponent's at the White House Junior Internationals did bid 2 - 3 4 - 5 6 - Pass a couple of years ago.
"I'm Getting Too Old For This... Stuff"
Should have been 4, thanks!
"I'm Getting Too Old For This... Stuff"
But did Kantar go two down?
Brilliancy Awards from the Swedish Premier League
A top-notch West might also return the T rather than a low heart when in with the K :)
Brilliancy Awards from the Swedish Premier League
Ekenberg told me that Fredin was very close to pitching a heart (so close that he could see the card) before changing his mind and instead discarding the K. As a heart seemed to be an unlikely card to discard from an original 2-4-2-5 (idle fifth strikes again?) he instead ...

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